Category Archives: Haiku Bones

SkyWatch Friday and Haiku Bones


 

Great elder keeps watch
over dry wash, wondering
if night rain will fall.

 
© 2010 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Haiku Wednesday and Haiku Bones


 

wilderness birthing—
seasons of night rain coaxing
blossoms from wasteland

 
 

connective tissue—
delicate roots in darkness
feeding frail flowers

 
 
© 2010 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
For more Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Connection,” click here.
 
For more Haiku Bones with the theme “Night Rain,” click here.

Haiku Bones: Night Rain


 

after the night rain
wild grasses sprouting in wash
wilderness greening

 
© 2010 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
For more Haiku Bones with the theme “Night Rain,” click here.

 

Haiku Bones & Poetry Train: Umbrella


 

waiting for night rain
or an afternoon shower—
the blue umbrella

 
© 2010 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: “Straw Hat, Carpetbag and Umbrella,” by John Frederick Peto, ca. 1890, taken at Seattle Art Museum.
 
For more Haiku Bones with the theme “Night Rain,” click here.
 
For more poems on the Monday Poetry Train Revisited, click here.

Haiku Bones: Rainless Night


 

No rain tonight, child—
Lady Moon flounces her skirts
over the valley.

 
© 2010 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
For more Haiku Bones with the theme “Night Rain,” click here.

 

Haiku Bones: Hunting for Bamboo Mellow Yellow Monday: Gold Grass


 

hunting for bamboo
combing through concrete canyons—
ah, gold grass instead!

 
© 2010 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Grass Blades by John Fleming at Seattle Center.
 
For more Haiku Bones with the theme “Hunt,” click here.
 
For more Mellow Yellow photos, click here.

Haiku Bones & Shadow Shot Sunday


 

What were they hunting?
Only the wind knows, sniffing
among old tombstones.

 
© 2010 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo taken at Citizens Cemetery, Prescott, Arizona.
 
For more Haiku Bones with the theme “Hunt,” click here.
 
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More Haiku Bones & SkyWatch Friday


 

Because the bamboo
was not singing, I listened
to stone and shadow.

 
© 2010 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
For more haiku with the theme “Bamboo,” click here.
 
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More Haiku Bones & Watery Wednesday


 

bamboo garden pond
two ravenous cranes fishing
fat carp for breakfast

 
© 2010 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo taken at The Butchart Gardens, Brentwood Bay, BC.
 
For more haiku with the theme “Bamboo,” click here.
 
For more Watery Wednesday photos, click here.

Haiku Bones & Watery Wednesday


 

bamboo boar-chaser
fills with water, clicks on stone
frightens beasts away

 
© 2010 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo taken at The Butchart Gardens, Brentwood Bay, BC.
 
For more haiku with the theme “Bamboo,” click here.
 
For more Watery Wednesday photos, click here.